On the 22nd of December 1989, 12:07 Nicolae Ceausescu and his wife run with the helicopter from the roof of the Communist Party Headquarter Palace escaping the fury of 100.000 persons who surrounded the building asking for his resignation. A classic car tour with a fully restored Dacia which explores both the geographical as well as the emotional roadmap covered by Ceausescu couple in the last day of Communism towards the execution place.
At your hotel
At your hotel
The place where Communism started in 1947 & ended in 1989 in Romania with the runaway of Ceausescu with a helicopter. Stories about the beginnings of the Romanian communism, the ascension of Nicolae Ceausescu till the moment he took power in 1965, the western orientation of the 70 and the Stalinism orientation of the 80s. Car presentation, pictures.
Ceaușescu's private residence, the heavenly palace where he lived with Elena from 1965 when the construction finished till December 1989 22, the day of the Romanian Revolution. Stop for pictures and stories, access in the interior courtyard.
The place where Nicolae Ceausescu abandons the helicopter and gets in a car to continue his runaway hitch hiking together with one of his Securitate officers. To reach Boteni, we travel with our classic Dacia car on an itinerary that crosses a series of typical the Romanian villages, very rustic photographic. Stories about the rural life in Romania from the last 100 years.
Having in mind to regroup and fight back to keep his supreme power over Romania that he had for almost 24 years Nicolae Ceausescu runs tries to regroup in Targoviste by convincing the workers from an industrial site and an agricultural cooperative to support him and to get back to Bucharest to regain power. Exploration of these sites and the place where he was captured. Stories, stops for photo.
The place where Nicolae Ceausescu and his wife Elena were detained after they were arrested in 22nd of December 1989, judged and executed on the Christmas day of 1989. Access to the Memorial museum, visit of the museum. Stories and photos.
Back to Bucharest at your place
At your place from Bucharest
• Hotel pickup and drop-off from Bucharest
• Professional local guide and driver
• Transportation in a classic car for 180 km
• Tour newspaper
• Personalized tour gift
• Water in the car
• Entrance at the Targoviste Execution Memorial House Museum
Lunch in Targoviste, 25 USD/person, optional
-We meet with you at the hotel/ accommodation
-We present you the car
-We explore the Communist landmarks from Bucharest and leave towards Targoviste
-You will get for free our tour unique newspaper and tour personalized gifts and bottled water